25th Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research

Satellite and Spotlight Sessions

Satellite Symposia

These sessions are organised by exhibiting companies at the Congress and give participants the opportunity to take part in an additional scientific session over part of the time allocated for lunch. The sponsoring companies may provide a light lunch free of charge.

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Sunday 01 July 2018

13:00-14:30 ThermoFisher satellite symposium: "Accelerate your immuno-oncology insight"

Immunotherapy holds great promise for cancer treatment. Join our symposium at EACR25 on Sunday 1st July at 13.30 (CET time) to learn how to accelerate your immuno-oncology insight. We invite you to join the conversation as our thought leaders share their insight on the hottest topics in cancer research.
Dr. Noel de Miranda will be talking about “Fingerprinting immune responses and improving immunotherapies with TCR sequencing.”
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13:00-14:30 Nanostring satellite symposium: "Powering Precision Oncology Research with 3D Biology™ Technology: High Plex Multi-Analyte Profiling on FFPE with Spatial Resolution"

  • MicroRNA as biomarkers of resistance to regorafenib in metastatic colorectal cancer patient, Dr Somaieh Hedayat, The Institute of Cancer Research, Royal Cancer Hospital, London U.K.
  • Clinical applicability of the CINSARC prognostic signature, Dr Tom Lesluyes, Bioinformatician INSERM UMR1037, Cancer Research Center of Toulouse, Toulouse, France
  • Powering Precision Oncology Research with 3D Biology™ Technology: High Plex Multi-Analyte Profiling on FFPE with Spatial Resolution, Dr Douglas Hinerfeld, PhD. Principal Product Application Scientist. Nanostring Technologies

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Monday 02 July 2018

12:45-14:15 Fluidigm Europe satellite symposium: "Visualize a New Path Forward - Mass Cytometry and Microfluidics for Translational Cancer Research"

  • Introduction to Fluidigm Portfolio, Amy Hamilton. EMEA
  • Towards truly personalized medicine: spatially resolved omics exploring the tumor and its microenvironment, Marie-Laure Yaspo (Germany)
  • Single-cell proteomics using mass cytometry: heating up the basics to master biomarker discovery, Carsten Krieg (United States)
  • High-throughput DNA methylation analysis for cancer biomarker development using the Fluidigm Biomark HD system, Andreas Weinhäusel (Austria)

12:45-14:15 Illumina satellite symposium: "How can next-generation sequencing (NGS) empower your next cancer research breakthrough?”

  • The power of ONE: Immunology in the age of single cell genomics, Ido Amit  (Israel)
  • Quantifying Immune Contexture of Human Tumors Using RNA-Seq, Zlatko Trajanoski (Austria)

Exhibitor Spotlights

Brand new for EACR25! In these sessions exhibiting companies host a 15 minute session directly on the exhibition floor during a coffee break.

Sunday 01 July 2018

10:05-10:35 Takara Bio Europe
16:05-16:35: Abcam

Monday 02 July 2018

10:05-10:35 ThermoFisher
15:50 - 16:20 10x Genomics

“The satellite symposium I attended was one of my highlights. The presenters and the content were exceptional.”

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